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FAX: (208) 885-5221
E-MAIL: modlang@uidaho.edu

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c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, ID 83844-3174

Marta Boris

Marta Boris, Ph.D.


Office: Admin. Bldg. 308
Phone: (208) 885-5079
Email: martab@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Modern Languages and Cultures - University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3174

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Assistant Professor of Spanish

With UI Since 2012


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Cultural percepcions between Middle East and West
    • Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation
    • Migrations
    • Spanish for the Professions
  • Biography

    Marta Boris Tarre, is originally from Barcelona and holds a doctorate in Romance Languages from the University of Alabama with a specialization in Iberian literature culture and language. She is currently an assistant professor of Iberian studies at the University of Idaho where she teaches Iberian literature, cinema and courses such as Spanish for the professions and medical Spanish. Her interests research are: Hispanic cinema and literature twentieth and twenty-first centuries, female migrations, trafficking of women for sexual exploitation, cultural perceptions between the West and Middle East and religious conversions, for which she has several publications in journals. She is part of the editorial board of Puente Atlántico, where she has also published. Professor Boris Tarré has over twelve years of experience teaching Spanish language, literature and culture at all levels.

  • Selected Publications
    • “Hacia una construcción psicológico-cultural de género en la mujer traficada en La mosca en la ceniza (2009) de Gabriela David.” Confluencia. Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura. Greeley, Colorado: University of Northern Colorado, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 2015). (Refereed Journal). http://hss.unco.edu/confluencia/location.htm
    • “Yo también soy ciudadano español: transformaciones identitarias religiosas emergentes en el filme El próximo Oriente (2006) de Fernando Colomer.” Cuadernos de Aldeeu, Vol. 29 (Spring 2015).
    • "Académicos y profesionales españoles en EEUU: un nuevo reto sobre nación e identidad.” Puente Atlántico. Siglo XXl. Magazine online de los profesionales españoles en América. ALDEEU. Asociación de Licenciados y Doctores de EEUU, 13 March 2014. (Peer Reviewed). http://puenteatlantico.aldeeu.org/2014/03/13/academicos-y-profesionales-espanoles-en-eeuu-un-nuevo-reto-sobre-nacion-e-identidad-2/
    • "Human traffic for sexual Exploitation in La mosca en la ceniza: the role of the client." Crítica Hispánica. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Duquesne, Vol. XXXV, No.2 (2013) (Peer Reviewed). “Construcción de género en perfume de violetas, nadie te oye (2001) de Marisa Systach.” El ojo que piensa. Revista virtual de cine Iberoamericano. Méjico: Universidad de Guadalajara. Año 4. Número 8, Julio- Diciembre, 2013. (Peer Reviewed). http://www.elojoquepiensa.net/08/index.php/plano-secuencia/construccion-de-genero-en-perfume-de-violetas
    • “Violencia doméstica y maltrato social a la mujer inmigrante en la novela Contra el viento (2009) de Ángeles Caso.” Revista Liberia. Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism. 1 (2013). (Peer Reviewed). http://www.revistaliberia.org/1-2013
    • “Relaciones centro-periféricas en un contexto migratorio español en Un novio para Yasmina (2008) de Irene Cardona.” Polifanía Revista académica de estudios. Clarcksville, TN: Austin Peay State University, 1.1 (2011). (Peer Reviewed). http://www.apsu.edu/polifonia/volume-i-issue-i